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meal·y

 (mē′lē)
adj. meal·i·er, meal·i·est
1. Resembling meal in texture or consistency; granular: mealy potatoes.
2.
a. Made of or containing meal.
b. Sprinkled or covered with meal or a similar granular substance.
3. Flecked with spots; mottled.
4. Lacking healthy coloring; pale: "I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys, and beef-faced boys" (Charles Dickens).
5. Mealy-mouthed.

meal′i·ness n.

mealy

(ˈmiːlɪ)
adj, mealier or mealiest
1. resembling meal; powdery
2. containing or consisting of meal or grain
3. sprinkled or covered with meal or similar granules
4. (esp of horses) spotted; mottled
5. pale in complexion
6. short for mealy-mouthed
ˈmealiness n

meal•y

(ˈmi li)

adj. meal•i•er, meal•i•est.
1. having the qualities of meal; powdery.
2. of or containing meal.
3. covered with or as if with meal or powder.
4. flecked as if with meal; spotty.
5. pale; sallow: a mealy complexion.
6. mealy-mouthed.
[1525–35]
meal′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mealy - containing meal or made of meal
2.mealy - composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency; "granular sugar"; "the photographs were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue"
coarse, harsh - of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"
Translations
شبيه بالجَريش
moučný
melet
lisztszerû
mjölkenndur, mjölmikill
múčny

mealy

[ˈmiːlɪ] ADJharinoso

mealy

adjmehlig

mealy

[ˈmiːlɪ] adjfarinoso/a

meal2

(miːl) noun
the edible parts of grain ground to a coarse powder. a sack of meal; oatmeal.
ˈmealy adjective
like, or containing, meal.
References in classic literature ?
He also informed me that our principal associate would be another boy whom he introduced by the - to me - extraordinary name of Mealy Potatoes.
from his own pocket, I believe), and I gave Mealy sixpence out of it to get my trunk carried to Windsor Terrace that night: it being too heavy for my strength, small as it was.
Mealy Potatoes uprose once, and rebelled against my being so distinguished; but Mick Walker settled him in no time.
The millers belonging to the mills, when they saw the boat coming down the river, and on the point of being sucked in by the draught of the wheels, ran out in haste, several of them, with long poles to stop it, and being all mealy, with faces and garments covered with flour, they presented a sinister appearance.
Fairholme, glad of an opportunity to show that he was no mealy mouthed parson, declared, when applied to, that Smilash was the greatest rogue in the country.
It was only natural that the descending sun should at last strike through the tree-trunks, across the grove, filling it with mealy gold light for a few minutes; but to Kim it was the crown of the Umballa Brahmin's prophecy.
MULTAN -- Agriculture experts have advised orchard owners to perform hoeing around trunks of trees in their orchards in January to kill the eggs of Mealy Bug while they are in dormancy to plug chances of their attack during the next season.
This fast-acting product is also effective against aphids, whitefly, scale insects and mealy bugs, so it is useful to have around.
The overall mean population of mealy bug was comparatively higher (0.
Corbyn and his three senior Shadow Secretaries of State should hasten to accept this, not remain mealy mouthed on the subject.
Brinjal aphid (Myzus persicae), Mango mealy bug (Drosicha mangiferae) and Rice moth (Corcyra cephalonica) eggs were utilized for the experiment on predator C.
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